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Senior Procurement Assistant - Aseptic services

Band 3

Main area
pharmacy
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent: weekend, evening and bank holidays
Hours
Full time
Job ref
356-22-4598142
Site
CHH
Town
Cottingham
Salary
£21,730 - £23,177 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
04/10/2022 23:59

Job overview

SENIOR PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT Aseptic Services

Full time – Band 3

POST AVAILABLE TO EXISTING HULL UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS TRUST PHARMACY ASSISTANTS ONLY

You should hold an NVQ level2 in pharmacy services (or equivalent experience) and should have a minimum of 1 years experience as a pharmacy assistant in a hospital pharmacy setting (or equivalent experience in a community setting)

The successful applicant will take a pro-active approach, have excellent communication and customer service skills and be keen to embrace change and look at new ways of working.

Hours of work will be dependent on service need but will include one designated late stay (at the present time worked in the dispensary) where you will be expected to stay until all the work is completed and claim any additional time worked as lieu time or overtime. Weekend and bank holiday (including Christmas Day) working is also a requirement of the role

To meet the changing needs of the service, the duties and working times attached to this post may be subject to reasonable change in the future.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a reliable, committed and enthusiastic Senior Pharmacy Assistant to join the team of staff working in the procurement office, based on the Castle Hill site.

You will be responsible for the monitoring and ordering of drugs and consumables, completing weekly date and stock checks in the aseptic unit , ensuring orders are placed and regularly monitored for stock shortages and other delivery issues.

While your primary concern will be aseptic unit stock, general procurement duties for the rest of the department will be expected.

As well as the work in the procurement office and aseptic unit, regular dispensary sessions will be undertaken

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

 

 

Person specification

qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NVQ2 in pharmacy services

experience

Essential criteria
  • previous experience in hospital pharmacy in a variety of roles
Desirable criteria
  • experience in procurement

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Janice Hawkings
Job title
Chief Pharmacy technician
Email address
janice.hawkings@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 311660